Saturday at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebing, Florida, dawned sunny and warmer. The show itself seemed sunnier with a weekend crowd. I can’t understand why organizers scheduled so many weekdays and omitted the Sunday of a three-day holiday weekend. The trade show element (industry meetings, et. al.) can surely be done on Thursday and Friday, leaving Saturday and Sunday for good weekend crowds. [Read more…]
I finally got to the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, this year. I had two distinct impressions of the event — known by most as the Sebring LSA Expo — and, by extension, the state of the LSA industry. Perhaps it was because I hung out with two very different friends over two days — one con, one a believer. [Read more…]
The 25th Annual Challenger Winter Rendez-Vous should have a been a blow-out event. But Jan. 30-Feb. 1 temperatures in the -20°C range kept many would-be attendees home. A hardy gathering of 37 aircraft (15 Challenger ultralights and 22 other types), all on skis, landed on the frozen Ottawa River at the Fairmount Le Château Montebello. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Women Soar You Soar day camp program, which allows 100 high school-age girls to discover more about aviation and all its possibilities from aviators, engineers and leaders during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, is now open for registration. [Read more…]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mainly Mozart, a classical music organization, is joining forces with the Allen Airways Flying Museum at Gillespie Field (KSEE) in El Cajon, Calif., to present a concert of classical chamber music amidst one of the finest collections of historic aviation memorabilia in Southern California.